Macroparalepis brevis Ege, 1933
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Family:  Lestidiidae (Naked barracudinas)
Max. size:  13.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-oceanic; marine; depth range 0 - 650 m
Distribution:  Atlantic Ocean: Antitropic bipolar.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Feeds mainly on planktonic organisms, rarely on small fishes (Ref. 5759).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 July 2015 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 19.02.96

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